Peter James Bolton Circa 1985 Master decorative artist Skilled in Old World classic painting and plastering techniques Innovator Studio location Joshua Tree Itinerant Artist Commercial and residential Furniture painting sculpting product maker Faux - tromp Leo ole -gold and silver leafing Familiar with many styles genres and cultures Murals children’s rooms grottos
Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Brentwood Los Angeles, Encino, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Marina Del Rey, North Hollywood, Playa Del Rey, Playa Vista, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Sun Valley, Toluca Lake, Venice, West Hollywood, Palm Springs
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6 Reviews for Peter Bolton Painted Finishes Inc.
Peter Bolton is an amazing artisan! I first saw his work on TV, on a stunning wall in the home of Vicki Gunvalson (Real Housewives of Orange County). Vicki's dining room wall boasts the most beautiful blue ikat pattern imaginable. It is so perfect that I thought it was wallpaper. However, after contacting Vicki's designer, Leanne Michael, I found out it was handpainted. Unbelievable. Leanne showed me Peter's other work, not only in Vicki's home (her blue fireplace is to die for) but for other homes Leanne has designed. Peter's work includes not only walls and fireplaces, but also furniture refinishing and faux painting. And that's what I needed. My specific problem was how to take a GORGEOUS (but too cherry red) bed I'd found for peanuts on Craigslist and make it into something dark and rich. Leanne assured me that Peter can create a stately hue on a surface like the one on my bargain bed. It is hard to believe that someone can transform a dated red stained piece into something majestic when the material of the furniture itself is not of the highest quality. A novice can't do it. Peter, with steel wool, stain, and wax, can make a Craigslist bed look like something from Restoration Hardware.
I have commissioned Peter to do two paintings on canvas for clients: one for a residence in Martha's Vineyard, and the other for a large healthcare facility in Southern California. He is well-versed in virtually any painted finish and surface; being a terrific communicator, he is able to translate my sometimes ambiguous concepts into tangible, breathtaking beauty. He loves a challenge. He is set to do new finishes on two concrete floor projects for me and I'm really excited. He's sincere, sweet, and professional.
Peter developed and installed a waxed plaster finish on my dining room walls that is not only incredibly beautiful to look at, but also wonderful to touch. Working with him was a creative endeavor rarely experienced - a true collaboration realized through Peter's graceful ability to skillfully interpret the ideas of his client and merge them with his finely tuned artistic sensibilities. I look forward to working with Peter more in the future.
Susan Cohen Design
As a professional Interior Designer, I have worked with Peter Bolton for about 20 years. He is one of the most talented artists I know, always coming up with new and innovative ways to treat walls and surfaces. His carved plaster treatments are amazing and the skys the limit as far and the designs and colors are concerned. Peter can think outside the box when it comes to collaborating with designers and clients. He has an impeccable sense of color and was classically trained in painted finishes. There are many people doing painted finishes but I don't think many come close to the professional manner that Peter Bolton brings to the job. He always makes me look brilliant when i incorporate him in my project. Susan Cohen, ASID
Peter and his crew are fantastic, professional and great creative talent. They added charm and depth to one of our most published jobs. We would definitely use them again. Stacy Binns, Principal Fringe Studio www.fringe-studio.com
Leanne Michael L U X E lifestyle design
I feel so incredibly blessed to know Peter and to have him in my life. He is not only an incredible artist and master in his craft he is also an incredible human being. As a luxury lifestyle designer I have employed Peter to take on several client projects with me. Collaborating with Peter is so easy... I share with him, what always seems at the moment like crazy impossible ideas, visions and dreams with which he then takes all of my ideas into mindful consideration and then masterfully brings my/our vision to fruition to the utmost perfection and to my stringent satisfaction. Together we have produced some of the most inspiring painted and plaster finish projects that are truly unique and will forever withstand the test of time and trend. Wait till you see the incredible chinoiserie bas relief powder bathroom we just completed in Rancho Santa Fe! (check back to see it once completed on my profile soon) I attached a couple of teasers below ~ all in all, I can promise that you will thoroughly enjoy working and creating with Peter ~ he's the very best! Leanne Michael LUXE lifestyle design
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1530 N. Crescent Heights Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Typical Job Cost $2,500 - 100 million